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What is The Bigs? In baseball, "the bigs" is slangfor the big leagues. When you become responsible for yourself, andyou are being paid to do a job, you are in the big leagues. Thereal world is tough, competitive, and much is expected.This is a quintessentially American story of one man's journeythrough his career and life. Wall Street veteran Ben Carpenterchronicles the people he met, the experiences he had, the mistakeshe made, and what he learned along the way. Readers will encountera colorful cast of real-life characters which include Big Hank,Hoops, Sweater Girl, The Zombies, Mr. Nuts, The Cheese, DeepThroat, and The RAT. Their tales illuminate Carpenter's progressfrom newly minted liberal arts graduate, to the owner of anout-of-control bar in Manhattan, to the CEO of a majorinternational investment company.While the real world can be very fun, it's also very much abattle, and that battle is not easy for anyone. The Bigs isan eye-opening book with specific, comprehensive, and practicaladvice you won't hear anywhere else. This is a book that parentswill want to read and give to their children—and theirchildren will want to read and share with their friends.